Mango and Aloe Toner and Exfoliator In-One

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Tone and exfoliate skin with this fruity toner and exfoliator in one!
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup aloe vera gel
  • 2 tbsp. mango
  • Juice from 1 lime
Directions:
  • Chop the mango; combine with remaining ingredients and put in blender; puree
  • Using a soft tissue of cotton ball, apply to face before bedtime and leave on
  • Rinse off in the morning with cold water
*If stored in an airtight container in the fridge, this mixture can last up to 2 weeks
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D.I.Y. Facial Toner for Dry Skin

ZZZZZ

Soothe and treat dry skin with this facial toner!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. aloe vera gel
  • 2 oz. orange blossom water
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 6 drops rose geranium essential oil
  • 4 drops sandalwood essential oil
  • 1 drop chamomile essential oil
  • 1 drop jasmine essential oil
  • 1 drop carrot seed oil
  • 1 tsp. vitamin E oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)

Green Tea and Grapefruit Tightening Toner Recipe

grapefruit

Tighten and tone skin with this tea and grapefruit facial mask designed especially for oily and combination skin!

Ingredients:

  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup witch hazel
  • Juice from 1/2 red grapefruit

Directions:

  • Steep the tea bags in the water; let tea bags and water cool
  • Remove the teabags from the water
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the water where the teabags were steeped
  • Mix well
  • Use a cotton ball or soft tissue to apply the toner to your face; let it dry
  • Rinse with water

*Can be refrigerated in a bottle or jar and used daily

Apple Cider Vinegar Facial Toner for Acne

Apple Cider

Tone your face while banishing and preventing acne with this facial toner!

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. apple cider vinegar
  • 4 oz. water
  • 4 bags green tea
  • 1 bag chamomile tea
  • 10-15 drops tea tree oil
  • 10-15 drops jojoba oil
  • 10 aspirin pills (plain)

Directions:

  • Pour the apple cider vinegar into a container
  • Boil the water and steep the tea bags in it for 30 minutes; let cool
  • Remove tea bags and squeeze out any excess water
  • Add the tea water as well as the oils to the container with the apple cider vinegar
  • Crush the aspirin pills so that they are a fine powder; add to the container with the other ingredients
  • Strain the toner mixture using a coffee filter to remove any excess chucks/bits of aspirin
  • Apply to face using a cotton ball or soft tissue

Homemade Facial Toner for Summer

Summer Toner

This homemade toner is perfect for summer combo skin cleansing it of sweat and impurities while leaving your skin moisturized and glowing!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup witch hazel
  • 1/4 cup water (or green/chamomile tea)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 5 drops natural vegetable glycerin
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 2-3 drops peppermint essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bottle; shake well
  • Apply to a cotton ball or soft tissue and wipe face

*This toner is great for freshening up between showers/face washings.  However, be careful not to use it on a daily basis or after you wash your face because it can cause you to become oily.

Vodka and Watermelon Facial Toner

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Tone, Cleanse and brighten skin with this vodka and watermelon facial toner!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. watermelon juice (fresh)
  • 1 tbsp. vodka
  • 2 tbsp. witch hazel
  • 2 tbsp. distilled water

Directions:

  • Mash up the watermelon and strain juice to make sure there are no seeds/pieces
  • Combine the remaining ingredients with the watermelon juice; mix well
  • Pour into a re-sealable container or bottle
  • Pour a small amount onto a cotton pad or soft tissue and apply to your face

*Store in the fridge for up to a week